Strategic use of the internet

Technology Bundle – the Benefits of Combined Phone and Internet Service in 21st Century

When you install a Charter cable service that combines phone and internet (and also TV, if you like, making the full three prongs of a triple play package), you get benefits all over the place.

EngageMedia is hiring - VIDEO LINGUA COORDINATOR

Melbourne

EngageMedia and the Participatory Culture Foundation have teamed up to launch a Southeast Asia video subtitling project based on the Universal Subtitles system. We're looking for an outgoing person based in Malaysia or the Philippines to lead the project and bring it to life.

The Project

Online conferencing tools for development practitioners: Finding your path to the right conferencing solution

By Karel Novotný and Cheekay Cinco (September 2011, APC )

Choosing the best conferencing platform is hard when online tools change constantly. Here’s help in the form of a practical guide.

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Connect your rights workshop - Africa

Date and time: 
Sep 21 2011 (All day) - Sep 25 2011 (All day)

Connect your rights training workshop

Date and time: 
Jul 25 2011 - 9:00am - Jul 29 2011 - 9:00am

"Gay Girl in Damascus" needs to Man Up, says APC

MONTEVIDEO 27 June 2011 (APC for APC)

Tom MacMaster’s masquerading as blogger activist “Gay Girl in Damascus” was harmful, say APC in a statement, and endangers the right to use the internet anonymously.

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APC: "Gay Girl in Damascus" needs to Man Up

16 June 2011
MONTEVIDEO 16 June 2011 (APC) -

The recent revelation that the Syrian blogger activist “Gay Girl in Damascus” was actually “Straight American Man in Scotland” Tom MacMaster sent ripples through international media circles and left deep scars in the LGBTI community.

But why is this hoax so potentially harmful?

It comes down to identity and rights.

US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet'

The US State Department has been practically throwing money at activists and entrepreneurs in an effort to build independent internet networks for citizens of repressive regimes. This comes as part of a wider US effort to help internet users, particularly human rights activists, evade government censorship and surveillance.

Equal access to the internet can counter discrimination against women, says UN report

KUALA LUMPUR 3 June 2011 (JK for GenderIT.org)

Efforts to mitigate violence against women online can backfire explains a report presented at the UN Human Rights Council. APC covered women’s issues and the internet at the HRC in a special edition of the policy and gender bulletin GenderIT.org.

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